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Re: change_cipher_spec [was: draft agenda]

From: Phil Karlton <karlton@netscape.com>
Date: Tue, 03 Dec 1996 14:58:14 -0800
Message-ID: <32A4B086.F65@netscape.com>
To: David Brownell - JavaSoft <david.brownell@Eng.Sun.COM>
CC: freier@netscape.com, ietf-tls@w3.org, satishd@doppio.Eng.Sun.COM
David Brownell - JavaSoft wrote:

> A particular behaviour
> is triggered when several conditions (knowable only to the
> handshake layer, until it tells another layer) are satisfied,
> and a particular meessage comes in. 

The point is to be able to have the condition be knowable outside the
handshake layer.

It is incumbent upon the handshake layer implementation to verify that
the underlying engine went through the transition at the point that the
handshake layer expected it to. That still does not make it a handshake
layer condition.

Philip L. Karlton		karlton@netscape.com
Principal Curmudgeon		http://www.netscape.com/people/karlton
Netscape Communications Corporation

    Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
	-- Albert Einstein
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